MAYBELLINE NEW YORK - JOURDAN DUNN - HEAD SHOT

Maybelline New York has announced “It” girl Jourdan Dunn as their newest spokesmodel. The London bred beauty joins an elite group of Maybelline models that include Christy Turlington, Emily DiDonato and a host of others.

“Jourdan’s look, style and positive energy are perfect for the Maybelline New York brand,” said Jerome Bruhat, Global Brand President of Maybelline New York.  “She truly reflects Maybelline’s vision of global beauty.”

Jourdan was first discovered by a model scout while out with friends.  She was signed soon after and made her runway debut during the 2007 Fall New York Fashion Week.  As a featured model in British Vogue, labeled as a “new star” and named “Top 10 Newcomer” by style.com later that same year, Jourdan was on the road to success very early in her career.

“It is an honor to be a spokesperson for such an iconic brand,” said Jourdan. “I am proud to say that I am a Maybelline girl and hopefully I can make people feel the same way I did when I saw the advertisements growing up. The brand imagery is always beautiful and positive. To now be a part of that is a dream come true!”

Explaining what the “born with it” means to her, Jourdan says “It’s a reminder that we are all born with a special quality that makes us individual and uniquely beautiful.” Asked what her favourite Maybelline New York products are, Jourdan says “I love Color Sensational lipsticks. I like to mix Nude Lust and Storm Sahara to create the perfect nude lip. And of course, Great Lash mascara is my all-time favourite!”

Jourdan has lit up the runways for some of fashions most elite brands including Prada, Christian Dior, Chanel, Alexander McQueen, Oscar de la Renta, Miu Miu, Balenciaga, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Louis Vuitton, Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang, Burberry, Lanvin, Hermes, Givenchy, Valentino, Jean-Paul Gaultier, and Balmain to name a few. She has appeared in the American, British, Paris, Italian, Japanese and Russian editions of Vogue. and has graced the pages of notable fashion magazines W, Numero, Allure, i-D, V, POP, and Dazed & Confused. She has been a part of various campaigns for ck Calvin Klein, CK1 fragrance, Yves Saint Laurent, Burberry, Burberry Beauty, Gap, DKNY, H&M, Express, Aldo, Banana Republic, Tommy Hilfiger, Rag & Bone, Topshop, John Galliano and Benetton among others.

When she is not modeling, Jourdan is a proud mother to her son Riley who was diagnosed with sickle cell anemia.  This has led to Jourdan’s active involvement as the Parent Ambassador for the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America.  In addition to being a mother and philanthropist, Jourdan is a self-taught cook. She hosts a lifestyle and cooking program titled “Well Dunn with Jourdan Dunn.”  The show is available through Jay Z’s YouTube channel, Life+Times, and features a different celebrity guest each episode.

Jourdan will make her Maybelline New York debut in print and television advertising campaigns in April 2014.

About The Author

Katherine Ng

Katherine is not your typical Beauty Editor. Finance consultant by day and beauty and fashion addict at all other times, Katherine spends her hard-earned money helping the Australian and international economy with her never ending pursuit of everything pretty. A keen traveller, Katherine still holds dear her Melbourne roots with an overflowing wardrobe filled with black clothes, shoes and handbags. Katherine also has a deep love of food and wine, and you can find those adventures on instagram at @thegreedykat Email: [email protected] Twitter: @kath_couturing Instagram: @kath_ng

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